Case Studies

Our case studies describe projects where Modulift has either supplied the off-the-shelf range of products, or have adapted existing designs to suit individual requirements. Additionally we also offer a unique Custom Design Service depending on your lifting needs. 

Please see our Case Studies below.

Boat Lifts

Modulift CMOD Frame lifting an Icelandic boat

Icelandic crane rental company DS Lausnir provided lifting and rigging gear, including a frame made of Modulift beams, to lift a 45t boat into water for the first time. Click here for more information

Modulift Spreader Beam lifting a ship

UK-based Osprey Ltd., a specialist in the onshore and offshore transportation and lifting of heavy or abnormal loads. Click here for more information

Modulift CMOD frame lifting old boat

Dorian, one of Dunkirk’s little ships, has been in restoration in Southampton since 2011. Click here for more information.


Modulift Spread Beams lifting container

Modulift spreader beams combined with other rigging equipment in 19 different configurations to complete over 200 lifts during modular construction of the citizenM Hotel in South Lake Union, Seattle, Washington recently. Click here for more information

Modulift Spreader Beams lifting prefabricated buildings

Rental firm Bryson Crane employed two spreader beams, manufactured by Modulift, below-the-hook of a Terex all-terrain crane to lift the first of 17 90,000-lb. Click here for more information

Modulift Spreader Beams lifting footbridge in Southampton

Three Modulift spreader beams were used in a one-over-two configuration beneath the hook of a 350t capacity mobile crane. Click here for more information 

Lifting Gear 

Modulift Lifting Beam Lifting Steam Train

Specialist Lifting Engineering company Modulift, were recently engaged by Swanage Railway to assist with a project to safely lift an old steam locomotive , The Southern Railway U Class 31806 needed to be lifted free of its wheels in a workshop to allow replacement of the main bearings that had become worn over time. Click here for more information

Modulift CMOD Frame Lifting A Four Wheel Drive Truck

A modular spreader frame was centre stage at Pinewood Studios recently as FLG Services, a lifting equipment hire specialist, provided a solution to lift a four-wheel drive vehicle for a top-secret filming project at the iconic location. Click here for more information

Modulift Spreader Beam lifting Storage Tank

A modular spreader beam was key to the successful lift of four new storage tanks for fishing and processing company, Ísfélag Vestmannaeyja hf. Click here for more information


Modulift Spreader Beams Lifting Deck Equipment

Modulift supplied a custom below-the-hook solution to lift an 85t load from the dockside onto a vessel at Hyundai Heavy Industries’ shipyard in Mipo Bay, Ulsan, Korea. Click here for more information

Modulift Spreader Beam Lifting Wave Energy Device

Lifting a 300 tonne wave energy device out of the North Sea is no easy task, so when the energy support services company, Green Marine was asked by Wave Energy Scotland to decommission the equipment, Click here for more information

Modular Buildings 

Modulift Spreader Beams Lifting Modular Building

Below-the-hook equipment manufacturer Modulift provided a solution when the height of rigging had to be kept to a minimum. Click here for more information


Modulift Spreader Beam Lifting Reels

Bridon-bekaert Ropes Group supplied a pair of Modulift spreader beams with a series of sheathed spiral strand mooring lines manufactured at the former’s Neptune Quay facility in Newcastle, UK for Bluewater Energy Services. Click here for more information

Modulift Spreader Beams Lifting Helipad

Certex (UK) used two modified spreader beams from Modulift’s heavy, off-the-shelf range to lift two none identical halves of a helipad. Click here for more information 


Modulift Custom Beam Lifting Ship

Below-the-hook equipment manufacturer Modulift and Siemens HTT combined forces to design a special rig for lifting modules that weighed nearly 200t a piece. Click here for more information

Modulift Custom Frames Lifting Railcar Panels for HS2 Project

Modulift’s team of in-house experts designed, manufactured and delivered two custom lifting frames for the High Speed 2 (HS2) project, all within 6 weeks from the initial contact. Click here for more information.

Ship Building 

Modulift Spreader Beams Lifting World's most powerful gas turbine

Modulift, designed and built spreaders to lift the world’s most powerful gas turbine: the Rolls-Royce MT30 turbine. Click here for more information 


Modulift Subsea Spreader Beams

Modulift has manufactured two custom subsea spreader beams for one of the worlds leading Subsea Construction Company’s who are currently conducting a large-scale engineering, procurement, installation and construction. Click here for more information

Modulift Subsea Spreader Beams

Below-the-hook equipment manufacturer Modulift recently refurbished two subsea spreader beams for a major subsea installation contractor before they were used to lift 260t and 280t manifolds for a field development. Click here for more information


Modulift Custom Made Products

Modulift have designed and manufactured the giant lifting rig used for the fast and efficient lifting and assembly of the Repower’s 5MWgiant wind turbines at Harland and Wolff. Click here for more information

Modulift Spreader Beams Used At Windfarm for Lift

Modulift has supplied two large spreader beams to complete a rig that will lift 20 wind farm jacket foundations onto vessels at ST3 Offshore’s dockside in Poland. Click here for more information

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